Pink Saris: Filmmaker Kim Longinotto tracks the birth of a women's revolutionary movement in rural India. Phoning in from the UK, Longinotto talks radically redefining 'stardom' in bravely defying an oppressive world; discusses the critical importance of radio in rural activism; and reveals what's going down right now at Occupy London.
The Music Never Stopped: A look at one of the best movies this year, touching on the power of rebel music to heal the troubled soul. And a conversation with the star, JK Simmons, describing his inner rebel in conflict with the typecast authority figures he plays.
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